Agent Name

Butanedioic acid, diethyl ester

Alternative Name

Diethyl succinate

CAS Number

123-25-1

Formula

C8-H14-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Clorius (VAN); Diethyl butanedioate; Diethyl ethanedicarboxylate; Diethyl succinate; Diethylester kyseliny jantarove [Czech]; Ethyl succinate; Butanedioic acid, 1,4-diethyl ester; Succinic acid, diethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

Colorless liquid; [ICSC]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

A mild skin and eye irritant; [RTECS] "Carboxylesterase substrate." [ChemIDplus] A mild eye irritant; [ICSC] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] A mild irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.04 mm Hg

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